Tacoma Sports News
Local high school, college, and pro sports news in Tacoma, WA
Wednesday Jan 21 | via Seattle Times
Former Seahawks quarterback Jon Kitna announced Wednesday morning that he is resigning as head football coach at Lincoln in Tacoma to pursue a similar position at a high school in Texas, just south of Dallas. Lincoln principal Pat Erwin said Kitna, a Lincoln graduate who went on to quarterback Central Washington University to the 1995 national title, broke the news to players at a morning meeting. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via North King County
It has now been more than a month since the Cougars won the 4A State Football Championship and, unless I missed it , there was no public recognition of their place in the history of the city of Bothell. For the first time, the "Blue Train" won a football championship and no bothell celebration was held. Comment?
Monday Jan 19 | via Seattle Times
WASHINGTON Max Scherzer will become the highest-paid right-handed pitcher in major-league history after agreeing to a $210million, seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals that includes a record $50 million signing bonus. A person familiar with the negotiations outlined the terms to The Associated Press on Monday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the deal hadn't been announced. Comment?
Sunday Jan 18 | via Field Gulls
NFL bloggers debate who will cover Sunday's Conference Championship games - 01-16-2015 Green Bay is 0-3 ATS as a road underdog this season, losing both straight up and ATS in Seattle, Detroit and New Orleans. And, although this week's line of the Packers +7.5 points can be viewed as possibly quite generous, the Seahawks are 12-1 ATS in the Russell Wilson era when favoured at home by less than 10 points. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via Port Orchard Orchard
South Kitsap found no comfort against the zone during Wednesday night's 56-32 loss against Bellarmine Prep in a Class 4A Narrows League contest. That is when the Lions made the switch from a man-to-man scheme to multiple zones that flummoxed South. Comment?
Saturday Jan 10 | via Seattle Times
The road to the Class 4A state title will likely go through defending champion Gonzaga Prep. The Bulldogs , currently ranked No. Comment?
Friday Jan 9 | via Highline Times
Midway through the boys basketball match up Tues., Jan. 6, in SeaTac, Nisqually 1A Seattle Christian was in position to challenge Life Christian Academy , trailing only 38-32. And, following a discouraging third quarter, the Warriors were able to regroup, only to be toppled by the Eagles, 67-52, despite Taggart Anderson's 17 points -- 15 in the first half -- from long range. Comment?
Friday Jan 9 | via Highline Times
Quick starting offense and defense plus powerful performances under pressure laid the ground work for Nisqually 1A Seattle Christian's 38-34 girls basketball home victory against Pacific League 2B Life Christian Academy on Tues., Jan. 6. Clinging to a 30-28 lead heading into the fourth quarter, Seattle Christian matched points with Life Christian until the Warriors held a 34-32 margin with 3:50 remaining in regulation time. After a LCA made free throw, the teams traded turnovers until Kelli Ronish emerged from a pack of players to run the court and feed Louie for a layup that put the Warriors into a 38-33 lead as 48.3 seconds showed on the game clock. Comment?
Thursday Jan 8 | via Maple Valley Reporter
The Conks' senior defensive lineman Josiah Bronson was a first-team selection for 4A schools, along with fellow senior Kaleb Swain, a defensive back. Kentwood head coach Rex Norris said both players were pivotal to building the No. Comment?
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